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What is Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type?

What is Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type?

  • Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type: A group of inherited motor neuron diseases involving progressive muscle weakness, wasting and paralysis due to degeneration of motor neurons in the spinal cord. Muscle weakness and wasting usually starts in the hands and may gradually spread to other muscle groups.

Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type: Introduction

Types of Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type:

Broader types of Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type:

How serious is Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type?

Prognosis of Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type: life expectancy is normal and disability is usually only mild

What causes Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type?

Causes of Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type: see causes of Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type

What are the symptoms of Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type?

Symptoms of Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type: see symptoms of Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type

Onset of Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type: 15-20 years

Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type.
Treatments for Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type: see treatments for Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type

Name and Aliases of Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type

Main name of condition: Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type

Other names or spellings for Adult progressive spinal muscular atrophy, Aran Duchenne type:

spinal muscular atrophy type IV, adult SMA, type IV, Aran Duchenne spinal muscular atrophy, Adult SMA Aran Duchenne type

 

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